Sant’Agata Pinot Nero
|Denomination||Pinot Nero IGT Toscana|
|Variety Grapes||Pinot Nero 100%|
|First vintage produced||2016|
|Altitude of the vineyard||290 m|
|System of farming vineyards||Spurred Cordon|
|Strains density (N/Ha)||5.850|
|Yield per hectare (Kg/Ha)||5.500|
|Period of harvest||First Week Of September|
|Aging||More Than 12 Months|
|Aging in bottle||More Than 12 Months|
The grapes are hand-harvested, and placing it in small boxes, which is followed by a destemming-soft pressing and maceration on the skins for about 3 weeks.
At the end the following pressing equally soft and the wine is introduced, by gravity, into steel tanks until the end of malolactic fermentation.
Subsequently, a part of the wine is destined for ageing in oak barrels of small capacity, mainly barriques of 225 lt, for at least a year. Following the bottling, to preserve the original characteristics of the fruit, it is lightly filtered and capped with the corks of the best quality available on the market.
Color: ruby red with grenate-finish violet riflesses
Perfume: intense spice of black pepper, cloves, cinnamon and sugar cane. Fruit sensations of cherry, orange red, pomegranate; floreal notes of rosehips, sensations of potpourri and sweet violet with earthy undertones and a slight accent of truffles and minerals.
Taste: fresh, structured, with intense mineral component; sensations of underwood fused to light fruit and floral components. Tannin, medium-grained with a long of brushwood, floral aromas, spicy and persistent.
The floral notes of rose and violets and more refined leather, tobacco and spices make it suitable for pairings with: truffle risotto,pasta with meatsauce, roast duck,game,lamb, cheese, fish dishes.